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Gold traders think Bernanke could throw investors a curveball

Lately comments by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke have done a good job pushing gold prices around. This year, much of the pushing has been to the downside. In some ways, this isn't an accident. The Fed's Operation Twist was a deliberate attempt by Bernanke ...

New EPA regulations are the latest attempt to shutter America’s coal industry

The following statement was released today by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity President and CEO Steve Miller in response to the EPA’s proposed New Source Performance Standards for greenhouse gas emissions.

Barclays on turns bearish on US thermal coal

Barclays analyst, David Gagliano, said, "In recent months, thermal coal fundamentals have deteriorated significantly more than we expected when we initiated with a cautious view towards US thermal back in early November."

L and L Energy (LLEN) signs letter of intent to acquire 14 mines in Guizhou Province

L & L Energy, Inc., (Nasdaq: LLEN) has signed Letters of Intent with 14 operating coal mines in the Guizhou Province. The mines produce primarily coking coal and have been collectively approved for 3 million tons of annual coal capacity. If executed,

CONSOL Energy (CNX) Updates on Q2 Ops; Boosts FY11 Coal Production Outlook

CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX), updates on second quarter 2011 operations. From the release: "CONSOL Energy's Coal Division reports total coal production of 15.4 million tons for the quarter, including 1.4 million tons of low-vol metallurgical coal

New Pacific Metals reports progress on the Tagish Lake Gold Project, Yukon and applies for TSX listing

New Pacific Metals Corp. announced on Monday progress on its exploration activities on the Tagish Lake Gold Project, Yukon, Canada over the last two months since the Company's news release dated April 20, 2011 and its intention to list on the TSX.

Abzu Gold options 10 Red Back Ghana concessions from Kinross Gold Corp.

Abzu Gold announced Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement with Red Back Mining Ghana Limited , a wholly owned subsidiary of Kinross Gold Corporation, pursuant to which Abzu has acquired an option on 10 concessions in Ghana.

Government of Canada, Teck and Micronutrient Initiative announce partnership to implement lifesaving zinc treatment programs

The Micronutrient Initiative (MI) and Teck Resources Limited (Teck) announced today they are joining hands in a new partnership to develop and sustain zinc treatment programs to help save children's lives.